GR France. Long Hiking Trails. Long Distance Footpaths

Hike through Indre and Loir-et-Cher department around Pays de Valencay via Veuil, Chantelouse, Rouvres-les-Bois, Bouges-le-Chateau, Levroux, Villegongis, Saint-Pierre-de-Lamps, Pellevoisin, La Jacqueliniere, La Vernelle, Le Tranger, Vignolles, Chatillon-sur-Indre, Ecueille, Les Heronnieres, Faverolles, Villentrois, Lye, La Vernelle, Chabris, Dun-le-Poelier, Bagneux and Poulaines. Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, Hotel, Camping, Shelter, Inn, Shops.

Chemins de Grandes Randonnees


Long Hiking Trails / Long Distance Footpaths

Around Pays de Valencay (Indre, Loir-et-Cher)


Valençay Castle is the most emblematic monument in the region. It was built in the 17th century by the Duke of Chevreuse and was the residence of Talleyrand, Napoleon's Minister of Foreign Affairs. The castle is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other notable castles in the region include Chateau de Culan and Chateau de Bouges. These castles are all examples of Renaissance and Baroque architecture. The Valençay region is also an important wine-growing region. The region produces red, white and rosé wines. Valençay wines are renowned for their finesse and complexity.

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Distance: 225km, Elevation maximum: 195m, Elevation minimum: 75m, Elevation gain uphill: 1515m
IGN Maps: Chatillon-sur-Indre (2024O). Buzancais (2025E). Poulaines (2124E). Lucay-le-Male (2124O). Levroux Villedieu-sur-Indre (2125O). St-Aignan (2023E). Ecueille (2024E). Chabris (2123E). Selles-sur-Cher (2123O).




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Registration price : 25€/year or 100€/5 years per GR® or GRP®. Renewable.


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Nearby paths:
Around Ecueille country (Indre)
Around Chatillon-sur-Indre country (Indre)

Around Brenne (Vienne, Indre, Indre-et-Loire)
GR®3C From Gien (Loiret) to Huisseau-sur-Cosson (Loir-et-Cher)
GR®41 Cher Valley
GR®46 From Tours (Indre-et-Loire) to Toulouse (Haute-Garonne)
GR®413 From Huisseau-sur-Cosson to Villefranche-sur-Cher (Loir-et-Cher)

Mon GRIt is advisable to follow the beacons all along your hike and to bring you the FFRandonnee topo-guide. You will also find information on

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L'Etoile Guest-House

Old romantic Hotel, L'Etoile Guest-House is a mountain retreat in the South of France. With a beautiful park along the Allier River, L'Etoile Guesthouse is located in La Bastide-Puylaurent between Lozere, Ardeche and Cevennes. Many hiking trails like GR®7, GR®70 Stevenson trail, GR®72, GR®700 Regordane way, Cevenol, GR®470 Allier River Springs and Gorges, Margeride, Ardechoise. Many hiking loops. The right place to relax.

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